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Golden Gaytime (Cookie Crumble in New Zealand) is a popular ice cream snack, made and distributed by the Streets confectionery company in Australia, and first released in 1959. It is a toffee and vanilla ice-cream dipped in compound chocolate and wrapped in honeycomb biscuits, on a wooden Popsicle-stick. Its name has survived intact despite the possible homosexual connotations in modern decades.
As of 4th of August 2015, Streets has announced the release of Golden Gaytime ice-cream tub format in addition to its usual popsicle stick format.
The company appears to embrace the camp name by retaining the tagline from the 1980s, "It's hard to have a Gaytime on your own". The in-home boxes feature the words "4 delicious chances to have a gay time". In 2009, Streets started re-airing a television commercial from the 1980s and in 2010 an outdoor campaign featured posters and billboards.
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